Accession Number:

ADA256472

Title:

Systemic Army Environmental Issues: Perspectives and Interpretations

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY INST CHAMPAIGN IL

Report Date:

1992-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

This paper provides perspectives and interpretations of systemic environmental issues believed to have most significantly influenced the US armys environmental program over the past decade. For the Army, systemic issues can be categorized into those problems centered on people, resources, communication, and management and organization. These categories form a foundation for the Army environmental program, such that problem situations in these areas can threaten the foundations stability and affect the Armys ability to continue to develop a sound environmental program. These problems, as they are presented to the Institute staff, are known to policy analysts as problem situations. Problem situations change over time, and the possible analyses and interventions of these situations change accordingly. Many reported problems could be consolidated, but are intentionally presented separately to emphasize particular views and insights held on these various topics. The Army Environmental Policy Institute AEPI monitors these problems situations and analyzes them to help create a bases for understanding the various views that must be combined to form sound policy analyses. environmental monitoring, US army, environmental policy, environmental impact analysis.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Solid Wastes and Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE